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Bacteriology: Selected Bacteria and Diseases

  • Elisabeth Presterl
  • Magda Diab-El Schahawi
  • Luigi Segagni Lusignani
  • Helga Paula
  • Jacqui S. Reilly
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Abstract

Bacterial microorganisms can act as pathogens in the human body and be the causative agents for various diseases. Some of the most important ones are described in this chapter.

Keywords

Microorganism Bacteria 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elisabeth Presterl
    • 1
  • Magda Diab-El Schahawi
    • 1
  • Luigi Segagni Lusignani
    • 1
  • Helga Paula
    • 1
  • Jacqui S. Reilly
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Hygiene and Infection ControlMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Glasgow Caledonian UniversityGlasgowUK

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